Items tagged “left atrium”
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Ortner syndrome, also known as cardiovocal syndrome, is characterized by hoarse voice resulting from left recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy secondary to a cardiovascular disorder. Pathology Left recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy in this condition is due to traction or compression of the nerve betw...
Unroofed coronary sinus
An unroofed coronary sinus is a rare variant of atrial septal defect (ASD). The atrial wall between the coronary sinus and left atrium is either partially or completely absent, resulting in a left-to-right shunt. It is associated with persistent left-sided SVC and heterotaxy syndromes. Clinica...
Left atrial appendage closure device
Published 10 Aug 2016
Left atrial line
A left atrial (LA) line monitors left atrial pressures acting as a surrogate for left ventricular function, preload and afterload. The left atrial line enters from the left superior pulmonary vein and exits the far side of the chest. The left atrial line is a single lumen catheter unlike the ri...
Left atrial appendage closure device (Atriclip)
Published 25 Mar 2017